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PIX: Madurai village all set for a 'tamed' Jallikattu

Villages in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district are geared up to host Jallikattu, the controversial bull taming game, with many strict restrictions put in place following a Supreme Court order. A Ganesh......

Brinda Karat visits riot-hit TN village amid drama

Amid high drama, Communist Party of India-Marxist politburo member Brinda Karat today visited a village in Madurai district, hit by caste clashes last year, after initially being refused permission......

'We'll let loose 300 bulls. What'll the cops do?'

A day before the Tamil harvest festival Pongal, Alanganallur village, 18 km from Madurai district, is abuzz with festive anticipation.A huge mandap greets you in the village centre. At least a......

Rural TN protests against bull fight ban

Hundreds of villagers in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu continued their fast for the second day on Monday, in protest against Supreme Court's ban on Jallikattu, the traditional bull fight, during......

Four children die as school gate collapses

Four students were killed and seven injured in Virudhunagar in Madurai district on Friday when their school's gate collapsed.Thestudents were swinging on the gate when it came off the hinges.Three......

Nilekani's start-up Drishti offers affordable eye care

Backed by Nandan Nilekani and impact fund Lok Capital, Drishti, an affordable eye care chain has lit up the lives of scores of people in rural areas, finds Nirmalya Behera. IMAGE: Dristi’s......

Once an export hub, Tirupur is today a ghost town

The streets of Tirupur are deserted, most of the shops are closed. A passer by explains, "The shops are shut due to the bandh in Madurai where 6 people were killed in communal violence." Another......

Hayden offers worship at Madurai shrine

IMAGE: Former Australian captain Matthew Hayden. Photograph: Twitter. Former Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden visited the Meenakshi temple in Madurai on Tuesday. As part of a day's visit to......

Umpire Ward stable after blow to head during Ranji match

Australian umpire John Ward is stable after sustaining a blow to the head while officiating in India's Ranji Trophy on Tuesday. Ward was struck in the head in the 48th over from a full-blooded shot......

Pinki Pramanik's gender test inconclusive

The gender of Asian Games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik could not be established at the Barasat General Hospital, as it does not have the facility. The case may bereferred to the better equipped......

No sex determination test on Pinki Pramanik so far

A sex determination test on Asian Games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik, who is in judicial custody accused of rape and of being a 'male', could not take place on Monday with the police insisting it......
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The Women in Khaki

Being a cop is not an easy job. And being female and a cop, one presumes is more difficult and challenging. Yet these women in uniform love... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/a-day-at-the-all-women-police-station-in-tirumangalam-madurai/article9158746.ece
Voices and music bring alive the past

A chapter of Madurai's history comes alive every evening at the Tirumalai Nayak Palace. But sadly, not many are aware or patronize the light and... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/light-and-sound-show-at-tirumalai-nayak-palace-brings-alive-the-history-of-madurai/article9158487.ece
Caring for native trees

Mannin Marangal, an initiative by Nanal environmentalist youth group documents rare and endangered native trees At a time when the relevance of... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/nanal-environmentalist-youth-group-documents-native-trees-of-madurai/article9158460.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
High court orders removal of hoardings in 13 districts

Madurai: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Tuesday said that the public may inform it (court) if they find any hoardings, banners and... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/High-court-orders-removal-of-hoardings-in-13-districts/articleshow/54554976.cms
Notice served on petition seeking CBI probe into financial fraud by Delhi-based company

Madurai: Praying to order a CBI investigation into a financial fraud committed by New Delhi-based , a batch of three petitions have been filed... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Notice-served-on-petition-seeking-CBI-probe-into-financial-fraud-by-Delhi-based-company/articleshow/54555155.cms

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